California To Require Serial Numbers For Homemade GunsCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring hobbyists who assemble homemade guns to apply for a serial number and submit to a background check.
Reaction To Gun Control Bills As Split As Governor's Choices For His SignatureHe says he’s not against common-sense gun laws, but he’s disappointed the governor signed a number of gun control measures on Friday. People on both sides of the gun issue agree on one thing. They predicted the governor would come down about even with signing and vetoes.
California Democrats Rush To Approve Gun-Control MeasuresThe California Legislature is considering up to a dozen gun control bills as Democrats try a last-ditch effort to convince Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to drop his proposed ballot initiative.
Supreme Court Leaves State Assault Weapons Bans In PlaceThe Supreme Court has rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York, in the aftermath of the shooting attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 50 people dead.
California Democrats Advance Gun Control Bills After Orlando ShootingDemocratic California lawmakers are advancing a sweeping array of gun control legislation days after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
Court: No Right To Carry Concealed Weapons In PublicIn a victory for gun control advocates, a federal appeals court said Thursday people do not have a right to carry concealed weapons in public under the 2nd Amendment.
California Senate Approves Sweeping Gun-Control MeasuresDemocrats in the California Senate made another attempt Thursday to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable ammunition magazines as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control bills that were approved.
California Senate To Vote On Sweeping Gun-Control MeasuresDemocrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control bills scheduled for votes on Thursday.
California Still Struggles To Remove Illegally Owned WeaponsCalifornia will have a backlog for the foreseeable future in a unique firearms seizure program even if state lawmakers approve permanent funding, officials said Thursday.
Despite $24 Million, California Only Cuts Gun-Seizure Backlog By 40 PercentThat leaves a backlog of nearly 13,000 gun owners who bought firearms legally but were later convicted of a felony or a violent misdemeanor, became subject to a domestic violence restraining order or were determined to be mentally unstable.
California Considers Closing Loophole In Assault Weapons BanAttorney General Kamala Harris says AB1663 would close a legal loophole that allows firearms manufacturers to include "bullet buttons" that let firearm owners rapidly exchange empty ammunition magazines for ones full of bullets.
Gun Control Opponents Say Campus Firearm Ban Won't Make People SaferSenate Bill 707 goes into effect Jan 1 expanding the current ban of handguns on school and college grounds to include concealed weapons.